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Location of Ianca in Brăila County



Ianca is located in Romania
Ianca
Location of Ianca in Romania
Coordinates: 45°8′6″N 27°28′29″E / 45.135, 27.47472
Country  Romania
County Actual Braila county CoA.png Brăila
Subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Fănel George Chiriţă (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 186.14 km2 (71.87 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,049
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 815200
Website [1]

Ianca (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈjaŋka]) is a town in Brăila County, Romania. At the 2002 census, the town had a population of 12,886 people, making it Brăila County's second-largest urban locality.

History[]

The first mention of the town dates to 1834.

Administration[]

The town's area is 186 km², of which 10.9 km² have the status of residential area. The town administers six villages: Berlești, Gara Ianca, Oprișenești, Perișoru, Plopu and Târlele Filiu. It also features a large military base scheduled to be transformed into a civil airport.

International relations[]

Twin towns — Sister cities[]

Ianca is twinned with:

  • France La Chapelle sur Erdre, France since 2005
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